Most cholera cases spread within the home

Daryl Domman
Researchers found that nearly 80% of all cholera transmissions in Dhaka, Bangladesh, occurred between people who shared a household. With the rise in cholera cases around the world, these findings could potentially impact infection control strategies.  
“Dhaka is a megacity that is hyperendemic for cholera and experiences two regular seasonal outbreaks of cholera each year,” Daryl Domman, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the infection genomics program at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and colleagues wrote. “Despite this, a detailed understanding of the
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